How do men do it????? But wait! There's more! Pg.3

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by gritsar, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I'm in the office, which is on the opposite end of the house from the living room. DH is in the living room, in his recliner, with his feet up. He's watching some program on the military channel.

    Just now Jax, our older GSD, started heaving like he was about to throw up - right in front of DH. DH never heard it. I heard it from the opposite end of the house and managed to get Jax out the back door just in time. Truth is, I would have heard it if I had been sound to sleep - in the next county!

    How can a man be so observant when he's working, yet so tuned out when he's watching TV?!? [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2010

  2. Orchid

    Orchid Songster

    May 10, 2010
    North Central MN
    Men are like hatchets. Women are like Swiss army knives.

    'Nuff said. [​IMG]
  3. kla37

    kla37 Songster

    Apr 18, 2010
    Hillsborough, NC USA
    Quote:[​IMG] and SO true.
  4. joletabey

    joletabey SDWD!!!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    western NC
    Sheesh- you have to even ASK? Is this simply not how a man is made? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    BTW, I hope JAX is alright!
  5. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    I've heard that men have tunnel vision - that they really truly don't "take in" what's around them if they are concentrating on something. Just the way they are wired.

    Which makes them kind of cruddy babysitters, or so I've heard. Let's see, ball game on... junior setting the garage on fire... yup, ball game it is.

  6. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    My question is how can a boy AND a man walk over the puke 10 times without "seeing" it or stepping in it? Hmmm........................... Could it be because if you "see" it you are supposed to clean it up [​IMG] I am sure Mom will use this hallway some time today [​IMG]
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Quote:[​IMG] So true.
  8. chickendude

    chickendude Songster

    Jun 4, 2009
    Dutchess County NY
    I'm proud to say it is a gift given to us men. Without the selective hearing I'm not sure many men could stay married to some women. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  9. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    My son is the one who hears everything like this, not me, not his wife, not his kids. He used to be the one who heard the baby crying at night first. Actually, his father did, too -- one of the few things he was good for. I figure it's a matter of what he's tuned to.

  10. phaethona

    phaethona Songster

    Apr 13, 2010
    hey sounds like my house! [​IMG]

    I hate it when you think you're starting a conversation then about 30 seconds later you get a big "huh?"

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